feminism

Miss America’s axed swimsuit competition sends mixed messages

The recent changes to the Miss America pageant are said to mark the end of an era and spark newfound empowerment. However, these decisions may come with troubling consequences.

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Other women’s successes aren’t your failures

I firmly believe female friendships are one of the greatest gifts the world can offer.Continue...

An introduction to Kingston’s zines

On Mar. 10, the Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre hosted the works of local artists, writers and ziners who were united by their alternative artistic sensibilities.Continue...

Campbell’s comments are out of touch with modern feminism

In the past, Kim Campbell very much represented the way forward for women in Canada and continues to hold influence across the country to this day. Unfortunately, many of her ideas, such as how women should dress, haven’t aged quite as well.Continue...

Hefner's death no loss to the feminist movement

A person who repeatedly declares their love for women isn’t necessarily a women’s rights activist.Continue...

Thank him tomorrow

Amidst the influx of #internationalwomensday posts on social media outlets this week meant to celebrate the accomplishments and plight of women past and present, one of Canada’s most visible woman, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, made a blunder.Continue...

Catfights galor(ified)

Women’s representation in the media is much like a boxing ring. Imagine Taylor Swift in one corner and Katy Perry in the other. The media is both the referee and commentator, egging them on.Continue...

Rt. Hon. Tricia Marwick gives series of talks in honour of bicentenary

The Right Honourable Tricia Marwick, in the spirit of Sir John A. Macdonald’s work for representative government and political reform, gave a series of lectures at Queen’s on Friday and Saturday regarding the constitutional journey of Scotland and the importance of bringing young women into politics.Continue...

Third annual Women’s Worth Week concludes

This week, Women’s Worth Week (WWW) aimed to highlight issues of gender-based violence and discrimination.Continue...

Kingston women seek to take back the night

After over 30 years of the annual Kingston Take Back the Night march, the event’s message remains the same.Continue...

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